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  • Ice Bucket Challenge
    Autistic teen soaked in bullies' feces and urine in fake ice bucket challenge
    Every parent of a child with autism has a recurring nightmare: their vulnerable child taken cruel advantage of.The nightmare came true for one Bay Village, Ohio mother, Diane, when a group of teens poured a bucket of feces, urine, spit and...
  • Temple Grandin
    Exclusive: Temple Grandin named Manchester University Innovator of the Year
    Research shows that people with autism struggle with empathy.Apparently Temple Grandin, 66, an American doctor of animal science and a professor at Colorado State University, never got that memo.In a sweet ironic victory, Dr. Grandin received the...
  • Donate your live Christmas Tree
    Christmas Trees for the Big Cats
    The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary would like your live Christmas Tree once you are done with it.“Are you getting ready to take down your Christmas tree? If so and if it is real with no tinsel, we would love to have it for our...
  • Compliments of the Season
    History of Christmas
    Christmas as a holiday has a controversial beginning--one that continues to be debated and disputed in Christendom today.Many years before the birth of Christ, ancient Europeans celebrated the winter solstice in late December. In Scandinavia, the...
  • Streets of Ocean Springs rock with 2013 ArtWalk action
    Streets of Ocean Springs rock with 2013 ArtWalk action
    Crowds surged up and down the streets of Ocean Springs as the Mississippi town celebrated Artwalk 2013 today with art, music and food. Parking was at a premium along Washington Avenue, Government Street and side streets in between as visitors from...
  • The Pastor's Wife Wears Biker Boots
    Fort Wayne homeschool mom wears biker boots, pens novel
    Former homeschool mom, Karla Akins, has penned a novel about a homeschooling mother who finds peace and quiet on the back of a pink Harley.The main character in the story, Kirstie Donovan, is also a pastor's wife. When she learns to ride a...
  • The month ahead: Mississippi Monday at OOMA offers free admission to residents
    The month ahead: Mississippi Monday at OOMA offers free admission to residents
    Labor Day brings a free admission day for Mississippi residents to Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi. State residents need only to provide valid ID to take advantage of the offer. Out-of-state residents will enjoy half-price admission to...
  • Eat Drink Sleep: Hotel Murano shines with four-star experience
    Eat Drink Sleep: Hotel Murano shines with four-star experience
    There are plenty of reasons to visit Tacoma. Whether you’re a person who fancies world class museums (LeMay, Tacoma Art Museum, Museum of Glass), or you’re looking for that next dining experience that you can Facebook out to all of...
  • The Norm
    The Norm: Jacksonville's best kept secret
    I walked into The Norm and was immediately greeted by smiling, happy faces. One of the biggest smiles was from Laura, the bartender, as she gave me an ice cold beer. Smiles, and ice cold beer are often hard to come by in Jacksonville’s bars...
  • Professor Whiskey's Tarantino Tribute Show
    Professor Whiskey’s Tarantino Tribute Show (Photos)
    Professor Whiskey's Traveling Bizarre Bazaar is putting the travel back in their name with recent stops at Underbelly and The Phoenix Taproom, Eclipse Riverside next week and The Norm soon after.I had the privilege of attending their most...
  • Cool products for helping train your dog
    Cool products help make dog training easier (Photos)
    It’s never to late to get your dog training on the right track. January has been designated as National Train Your Dog Month. Although the month is almost over, it’s still a great time to check out some of the new products on the...
  • I have a Dream; and, Times are Changing (Photos)
    I have a Dream; and, Times are Changing (Photos)
    A well-known phrase that opens a speech delivered on August 28, 1963 from one famously historic African American segues into a phrase spoken from another, now historically famous African American.The 57th Presidential Inauguration. How poignant...
  • The Infernal Doll Factory Savage Burlesque
    The Infernal Doll Factory Savage Burlesque (Photos)
    IDF stands for both the Israeli Defense Force as well as Jacksonville’s own Infernal Doll Factory. They both kick ass but only the later is both entertaining as well as available for local consumption.Yes, I said consumption and you will eat...
  • Pets for adoption: Sweet cats pairs looking for a home of their own (Photos)
    Pets for adoption: Sweet cats pairs looking for a home of their own (Photos)
    The holiday’s are over and it’s time to settle in for the winter. If you’ve been considering adding a pet to your family, there is no time like the present for you to find a new friend. There are many cats and dogs in local...
  • Show & Tell
    Show & Tell at First Wednesday Art Walk (Photos)
    Wednesday January 2, 2013 from 5:00 pm until Midnight at Club TSI,Show & Tell brings you the best in local talent; music, dance, film, sculpture, art of all styles and disciplines. They do this every First Wednesday Art Walk at Club TSI in...